With paper mail volume decreasing every year, the Netherland's national postal service, PostNL, had to get creative and push for innovating the way they do business. Making adjustments to use more part-time employees cut payroll costs, but those savings were minimized by the rising costs of providing IT services to more employees. Enter Sogeti, a longtime partner of PostNL. Sogeti worked with PostNL to develop and implement a cloud-based plan for migrating existing applications to the cloud and developing new one for enhanced cloud-based services. The result was a significant reduction in costs for IT and services.
Jet.com is an e-commerce startup trying to take on Amazon that builds most of it's backend technology using F#. In this interview, we'll chat with Rachel Reese, a Senior Software Engineer working at Jet.com about their experience with the F# language, but also the F# community. If you have any questions we should ask, ping us at @fsharpconf!
You've migrated parts of your application to in-memory. But now you are not seeing a serious performance improvement, or maybe even a performance degradation! What's going on? In this session we walk you through several performance problems we have seen with customers, and show how to diagnose and resolve the issues to ultimately obtain the performance improvement you're looking for from in-memory OLTP. We address a variety of issues, including log IO bottlenecks, index tuning, and query plan problems.